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Digital Gallery Images

The Gallery includes images of the borough's streets and buildings and portraits of people and communities. The Digital Gallery images are displayed as thumbnails. Full size images can be viewed by clicking on a thumbnail.

How do I obtain a copy of an image?

Photographic copies can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local Studies and Archives (there is a charge for this service) or a maximum of 5 digital copies can be emailed to you. If you would like to use the images for publication or display please contact us at

Glengall Road School 1950s


Glengall Road School 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Glengall Road School, early 1950s Football Team. Back row: Mr Coote, - , - , Michael Gordon, (emigrated to New Zealand), George Martin, George Conway, Peter Bains, Mr Bone. Third row; B. Latimer, Eric Hatch, Sidney Murrell, Richard Tillson, Roy Edmonds. Second row: Alan Davies, - Spratling, Raymond Fitzearle, David Koates. Front row: Albert Hider, Brian Seymour, Alan Roberts, George Siggery, David Tingay, John Reid. From Ken Hunter